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2/6/13 @ 12:30 – “Rethinking the Language Center”

Date: Wednesday, February 6 Time: 12:30 PM Place: CSL – Cobb 210   On November 9th and 10th, 2012, the Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning held a symposium, “Rethinking the Language Center in the Age of Globalization” on Yale’s campus. Three panels of three speakers addressed the mission, structure, and governance of language centers […]

From Language Lab to Language Center and Beyond: Rethinking Learning Spaces for the 21st Century Learner

Wednesday, November 14, 2:00 pm in the CSL, room 210   The presenter is Ute Lahaie, Dean of Undergraduate Studies at Walsh University in Ohio. She is a former professor of world languages currently chairing a Learning Spaces Task Force, designed to prepare the faculty for the use of 21st century learning spaces that go […]

What does the sign at the end of the corridor say?

Gracing the south wall of the main corridor in the CSL is a quotation from King Alfred the Great of England (c. 849-899), commenting in the late 9th century about the lack of translations of Latin texts into the English of his day. He writes: ‘They didn’t know that men would every become so reckless […]